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Leonardo-Unige CyberSecurity Scholarship Program

The Leonardo-Unige Cybersecurity Scholarship Program is a training program open to all students of the University of Genoa. It offers an innovative, hands-on training path that provides students with practical skills needed defend modern ICT infrastructures from cyber attacks. It consists of two phases:

  1. Hands-on training on selected topics in Cybersecurity
    • 7 hands-on training sessions on selected topics in Cybersecurity (cryptography, network security, binary analysis e web security
    • Capture-the-Flag (CTF) competition, a jeopardy-style CTF aimed at selecting 8 finalists who will access the next phase.
  2. Advanced Cybersecurity Training
    • 3 hands-on training sessions on advanced Cybersecurity techniques and tools
    • Cyber Defence Exercise, where finalists will be asked to defend a virtual ICT infrastructure from attacks launched by a Red Team

The winners of the Advanced Cybersecurity Training will be awarded 4 scholarships.

More information for students interested in participating in the program is available here.

The program is developed in the context of ZenHackAdemy, a collaborative project that aims to fill the gaps between traditional teaching in Cybersecurity (focused on transfering knowledge) with engaging, game-based techniques (focused on providing skills and competencies).

News: Awards Ceremony, March 31, 2021, 11:00 in live streaming.

The agenda of the event is available here.


Leonardo: Divisione Cyber Security

Leonardo is a leading Italian Aerospace, Defense and Security organisation with nearly 50,000 employees, active in 150 countries. Headquartered in Genoa, the Cyber ​​Security Division provides robust and bespoke solutions for organisations operating within highly regulated safety and mission critical environments, including professional communication networks, control rooms, secure digitalization of Public Administrations, smart mobility, cyber security systems and IT intelligence platforms. Contatti:

Form more information: cyberandsecurity@leonardocompany.com

Twitter: /LDO_CyberSec
Instagram /leonardo_company
Linkedin: /leonardo-security-&-information-systems


The faculty point of contact is Alessandro Armando (mail - Computer Security Laboratory).
To get in touch with the ZenHack Team, please write to info@zenhack.team.